CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The CCISD School Board voted Monday night to rename the band hall at Veterans Memorial High School after Ram Chavez.
Chavez served in Vietnam as a combat medic. He was awarded a Purple Heart and Silver Star for his heroics. Ram Chavez is also the founder of the Corpus Christi Veterans Band.
Mr. Chavez was a band director for CCISD at Cullen Middle School as well as Ray High School and a jazz band director at Moody High School.
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